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English 101A - Logical Fallacies

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Hasty Generalization
draws conclusions from too little evidence
False analogy
Comparing 1 person, event or issue from another = confusing
Begging the question
repeats the question in different words.
Non sequitur
describes a conclusion that does not logically follow
Oversimplification
offer easy solutions for complicated problems
Emotionally loaded terms
tries to sway the readers by using emotionally charged words
Ad Hominem
rejects the opposing views by attacking the person who holds them
Faulty cause and effect
the fact that one event precedes another in time does not mean the 1st event caused the second
Either/or reasoning
unwillingness to recognize complexity. (uses either/or, offers only 2 solutions.)